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Related to rheumatic fever: rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic heart disease, scarlet fever

fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Gauteng on the decline: Experience at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ethnic differences for developing rheumatic fever in a low-income group living in Hawaii.
Jones TD, Baumgartner L, Bellows MT, Breese BB, Kuttner AG, McCarty M, Rammelkamp CH (Committee on Prevention of Rheumatic Fever and Bacterial Endocarditis, American Heart Association).
They include some sore throats, meningitis, ear infections, tooth decay, pneumonia, scarlet fever, rheumatic fever and infections of the skin and the heart.
In the case of strep testing, rheumatic fever may be rare, but its incidence is 100% for the patient who experiences it.
Complications can occur in severe cases and include ear infection, rheumatic fever, kidney problems and meningitis.
However, valve disease caused by Rheumatic Fever really is a ticking time bomb as it can be very well tolerated by the heart for decades.
Born into a working class family in Orange, New Jersey, he was stricken with rheumatic fever at 6.
Rheumatic fever may damage the heart valves, which then causes problems with the normal blood flow of the heart.
Bicillin[R] L-A is also indicated for mild-to-moderate infections of the upper respiratory tract due to susceptible streptococci, including streptococcal pharyngitis, and has been used for prophylaxis to prevent recurrence of rheumatic fever and/or chorea.
The disease is characterized by a sore throat, fever, a sandpaper-like rash on reddened skin, and if left untreated, it can cause serious complications, including rheumatic fever, according to a related website.